Celebrating FREE Tea Day with Teapigs!

This year marks Teapigs‘ 6th annual free tea day! Last year over 400 independent stockists all over the world took part in handing out free tea and this year it will be even bigger! As one of those proud stockists, make sure you pop into HLC’s Spinningfields store or Selfridges intu Trafford concession on the 1st November…

HLC Attends the #NBAs18

Last month, and for the second year running, HLC excitedly attended We Blog North‘s Northern Blog Awards, as a sponsor and guest judge to the weddings category. Owner and director, Sarah Wilson-Gibbons and her sister Rachel, of Nutritional Beauty, glammed up in their best glad rags and made their way to the Midland Hotel in…

Adding a Splash of Colour for Manchester Pride

The HLC kitchen has been vibrant with colourful creations this past week, as our bakers excitedly prepare for Manchester Pride, which runs over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Naturally, we’ve added a splash of rainbow to our cupcakes, layer cakes and brownies; here’s what you can expect to find: Rainbow Cupcake A vanilla sponge bursting…

Getting Creative at Foodies Festival | Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

Last weekend, HLC’s creator and queen of cupcakes, Sarah Wilson-Gibbons made her way to Foodies Festival at Tatton Park, to teach crowds of hungry spectators how to create her signature chocolate cupcakes. As the glorious sunshine beamed down over the sea of pop up restaurants and street food vendors, Sarah got to work tantalising the…

WIN 2 x Tickets to Summer – Magic of the Musicals!

Fancy winning two tickets to watch the Hallé Orchestra perform some of the greatest songs from the greatest musicals?! When? Saturday 14th July 2018. The concert begins at 7.30pm and runs until approximately 9.35pm. Where? The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. What? You can expect to hear some incredible pieces of music from your favourite musicals! The King and…

Getting Floral at the JMW Ladies Event

This week, HLC were invited to host a cupcake decorating class at JMW Solicitors Ladies Event in Spinningfields. Armed with a mountain of chocolate and vanilla cupcakes, green vanilla buttercream and decorating tools, we headed over to set up our table. Our chosen theme for the evening fit perfectly with the floral feel of the…

HLC Bring Dessert to the Table for PWC’s Private Business Dinner

HLC were recently invited to a rather special event at No. 1 Spinningfields, which took place on the 7th floor overlooking our gorgeous city, one sunny evening. In the run up to the UK Private Business Awards, which are sponsored by PWC, the company hosted a private business dinner, bringing together some of Manchester’s finest…